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Your Dream House - Luxury in a Stunning Natural Setting

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4.75
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House: 5 BR/5 Baths + (Sleeps 10), Casita: 1BR/1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4)

Casa Noche del Mono sits within a private nature reserve in the hills above the Pacific Ocean on the southern Nicoya Peninsula. Our unique location ensures complete privacy and tranquility as well as abundant wildlife. Monkeys, agoutis, peccaries, kinkajus, deer, toucans, parrots and much more are all found within the reserve. The property is perfectly situated for exploring the nearby beaches and attractions of the area, including the towns of Manzanillo, Mal Pais, Santa Teresa and Montezuma.

The main house itself is inspired by the Spanish colonial haciendas found throughout Central America and is the perfect blend of luxury and nature. Built around a central courtyard adorned with 5 fountains and tropical plants, the house remains a constant cool temperature. While all portions of the house are finished with the finest details (including granite and marble countertops, private terraces and bathrooms adjoining each bedroom, modern appliances and hand made tiles) the atmosphere is casual and perfectly suited to the natural surroundings. In addition to the 5 bedrooms/5bathr, the house includes an indoor/outdoor rooftop terrace, a living room, a den with full satellite television, dining room, eat in kitchen and a 60 feet long terrace overlooking the pool, jungle and mountains. The large, blue-tiled infinity pool is perched on a hillside with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and jungle. The pool contains an underwater lounging bench. Deck chairs and lounging cushions are located around the pool area.

The casita is located a short distance from the house and includes a full kitchen, bathroom with outdoor shower and garden terrace with a jacuzzi. The caista can comfortably accommodate 4 additional guests. To ensure our guests privacy, the casita is never rented separately from the main house.

The lush gardens surrounding the house and casita are planted with flowering plants and tress from around the world, including breadfruit, guava, mango, avocado, heliconia and roses. The grounds are maintained by a gardener. The rest of our reserve consists of secondary forest laced with streams. We have ensured that these areas have not been developed or cleared (except for trails) and therefore retain an abundance of plant and animal life.

Full housekeeping and laundry services are provided. To ensure our guests' comfort, we have furnished the house and casita with high quality 600+ thread count bed linens, plush bath sheets and other 'necessities.' In addition, the kitchens are fully equipped with high end cookware and virtually every cooking gadget imaginable.

Our property is centrally located on the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula with the beautiful beaches of Playa Manzanillo and Playa Hermosa less than a 10 minute drive away. In addition, the towns and beaches of Montezuma, Santa Teresa and Mal Pais are less than 30 minutes away. Numerous rivers also run through the area. During your stay, we will be happy to arrange horse back riding, spa/massage treatments, golf games, fishing excursions, surfing lessons, canopy tours or any other activity the area offers.

If your dream vacation is total privacy and tranquility in a stunning natural setting as well as luxurious and centrally located accomodations, please contact us by email or phone. We will be happy to answer any questions that you might have about Costa Rica, the area or our house.

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 5000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    smoking allowed outside only...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We will be happy to arrange any of the following during your stay: private chef, massage/spa treatments, yoga classes, horseback rides (beach or trail), golf games, canopy tours, surfing lessons, fishing excursions, boat trips to beautiful Tortuga Island and dinner reservations. Please note that rental rate includes all housekeeping/laundry services as well as a full time gardener....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    200+ CD's and Ipod/MP3 compatible stereo receiver....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Sky satellite television with 100+ channels. ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large screen LCD....moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Separate formal dining room, breakfast table in kitchen and dining table on main terrace....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    High speed internet access via WiFi....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    In separate laundry room....moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Internet....moreless

  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxurious 600+ thread count sheets....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Ample parking for several cars....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Ample parking for several cars....moreless

  • Telephone:

    All calls within Costa Rica included....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Both beach and bath towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In separate laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi connection throughout the house and pool area....moreless


  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    We will be happy to arrange a private chef....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Regular drip and espresso machine....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    A cook's dream. The kitchen is fully equipped with virtually every cooking tool imaginable....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Double gas/electric ovens....moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Each bedroom has a private terrace....moreless

  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor gas grill....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Casita Terrace includes a 5 person jacuzzi....moreless

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Large 11 meter x 5 meter infinity pool with lounging bench....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 51 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
May 2 - Nov 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$1,750 $5,000
High Season
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2017
5 night min stay
$2,730 $7,000
Xmas/New Years
Dec 23 - Jan 15, 2018
5 night min stay
$2,730 $7,000
High Season
Jan 16 - May 1, 2018
5 night min stay
$2,730 $7,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$3,000 $8,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $200

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Playa Manzanillo
40 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Playa Manzanillo/Bello Horizonte
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Playa Manzanillo

Car: Recommended

We will be happy to arrange horse back riding (beach or trail), spa treatments & massage, fishing excursions, boat trips, golf games, surfing lessons and canopy tours during your stay.


Owner info

About the owner: We live in Europe so the delay for the answer can be a little bit longer. Thank you for your comprehension.

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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  • Main Terrace from the Pool

    Main Terrace from the Pool

  • The Pool

    The Pool

  • The Main Terrace Overlooking Pool

    The Main Terrace Overlooking Pool

  • Exterior.


  • Main Entry

    Main Entry

  • The Main Hall.

    The Main Hall.

  • View From Roof Top Terrace

    View From Roof Top Terrace

  • The Living Room.

    The Living Room.

  • The Den/TV room.

    The Den/TV room.

  • The Master Suite.

    The Master Suite.

  • Guest Room 2.

    Guest Room 2.

  • Casita Terrace with Jacuzzi

    Casita Terrace with Jacuzzi

  • The Pool and Jungle.

    The Pool and Jungle.

  • Main Terrace and Gardens.

    Main Terrace and Gardens.

  • Terrace Dining Area.

    Terrace Dining Area.

  • Front Gardens and Main Entry.

    Front Gardens and Main Entry.

  • The Courtyard.

    The Courtyard.

  • The Roof Top Terrace (Exterior)

    The Roof Top Terrace (Exterior)

  • Roof Top Terrace Interior

    Roof Top Terrace Interior

  • The Dinning Room

    The Dinning Room

  • The fully equipped kitchen.

    The fully equipped kitchen.

  • Guest Room 1.

    Guest Room 1.

  • Casita Living Room

    Casita Living Room

  • Casita Bedroom

    Casita Bedroom

VRBO #168710

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 21, 2017

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